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June 2005

Regional
   Diaspora can help build Africa as a brand, BuaNews - 2005-06-03
   Bringing back skilled Africans is key to economic growth, BuaNews - 2005-06-03
   Transfrontier parks could have 250,000 visitors, Sapa - 2005-06-13
   Single SADC visa given green light, Mail & Guardian - 2005-06-14
   Ministers meet to discuss giant transfrontier game park, Mail & Guardian - 2005-06-14
   Africa health personnel exodus worrying, New Era - 2005-06-17

Angola
    Minister happy with computerized IDs,  Angola Press Agency - 0000-00-00
    Refugees return home,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-06-12
    Schools to receive Cuban teachers,  Angola Press - 2005-06-20
    Governor warns citizens who protect illegal foreigners,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-06-30
    Meeting of Migration and Foreign services,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-06-30
Botswana
    Botswana, SA workers sign solidarity pact,  The Midweek Sun - 2005-06-01
    State kicks out Good,  Mmegi - 2005-06-01
    Botswana to deport Australian,  Sunday Times - 2005-06-01
    Statement by the media institute of Southern Africa,  Media Institute of Southern Africa - 2005-06-02
    Good to appeal his deportation,  Mmegi - 2005-06-02
    A lot is at stake in Good’s deportation,  Mmegi - 2005-06-02
    Residents blamed for influx of Chinese businesses,  Mmegi - 2005-06-02
    Professor deported,  International Press Institute - 2005-06-03
    Good on deportation,  Mmegi - 2005-06-03
    Deportation dilemma for UB,  Mmegi - 2005-06-06
    The departure of a hero,  The Botswana Gazette - 2005-06-08
    Limits of state power unclear,  The Botswana Gazette - 2005-06-08
    Deportation procedure is too secretive,  Mmegi - 2005-06-09
    Civic, human rights bodies slam deportation,  Irin News - 2005-06-13
    Mogae defends deportation of Good,  Mmegi - 2005-06-13
    Some foreign students get free ride,  Daily News - 2005-06-15
    Congolese fail to get out of detention,  Mmegi - 2005-06-15
    Mogae’s explanation is lacking,  Mmegi - 2005-06-16
    Deported professor a security threat,  Pretoria News - 2005-06-20
    Minister decries cross border waste,  Daily News - 2005-06-22
    Zim, SA situations fuel crime,  Daily News - 2005-06-24
    Immigrants despair as news of crackdown spreads,  UNIRIN - 2005-06-24
    Zimbabwean holidaymaker flogged,  ZimOnline - 2005-06-25
    Refugee, asylum seekers urged to abide by law,  Dailynews - 2005-06-27
    Hospital faces shortage of doctors,  Dailynews - 2005-06-27
DRC
    Refugee camp closes,  UNIRIN - 2005-06-01
    Gold rush fuels DR Congo’s pain,  BBC News - 2005-06-01
    Angolan refugees help to rehabilitate Congolese camps,  UNHCR - 2005-06-03
Lesotho
    Lesotho reaffirms commitment to refugees,  Lesotho Government Online - 2005-06-14
    Lesotho migrant workers lose 2000 jobs,  Business Report - 2005-06-30
Malawi
    Loophole exposed at immigration department,  The Chronicle Newspaper - 2005-06-22
    Refugees risk deportation,  Nation Online - 2005-06-23
    Drought, HIV/AIDS undermine food security,  IRIN News - 2005-06-26
    Zimbabwe’s ‘Clean Up’ spreads fear into Malawi,  The Chronicle Newspaper - 2005-06-27
Mauritius
Mozambique
    Labour minister meets with former migrants,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2005-06-01
    Agreement on 24 hour border opening,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2005-06-04
    Tanzania-Malawi border shut after clash,  The East African - 2005-06-20
    Pakistan arrested with cash,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2005-06-30
Namibia
    Local businesses stumble over Angola visas,  New Era - 2005-06-02
    Hawkers fear rivalry as threat of an influx looms,  New Era - 2005-06-08
    Issuing of ID cards to be speeded up,  The Namibia - 2005-06-17
    Tourism strategic plan discussed,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2005-06-20
    Namibia retains nursing expertise,  New Era - 2005-06-21
    Ministry improves refugee process,  New Era - 2005-06-22
    Namibian, SA business explore ways of integration,  New Era - 2005-06-29
South Africa
    Options for holding China textile imports,  Cape Times - 2005-06-01
    Tourists surge back to South Africa,  Business Report - 2005-06-02
    Doors open to skilled immigrants,  Sunday Times - 2005-06-02
    South Africans flock to Saudi,  Sabc News - 2005-06-05
    US lists South Africa over trafficking,  Cape Argus - 2005-06-06
    Bid to curb loss of doctors and nurses,  Business Day - 2005-06-07
    Drug charges dropped against foreigners,  Sabc News - 2005-06-09
    Cuba to train more doctors,  Daily Dispatch - 2005-06-14
    Teacher brain drain fears,  Post - 2005-06-15
    Refugees backlog mounts,  Business Day - 2005-06-17
    Wesley Snipes quizzed over SA passport,  Pretoria News - 2005-06-17
    Denosa hands letter of demands to health MEC,  Sabc News - 2005-06-17
    Refugees: Struggle for education,  Inter Press Service - 2005-06-18
    Gauteng health crisis,  The Star - 2005-06-18
    South Africa committed to helping legitimate asylum seekers,  BuaNews - 2005-06-20
    Immigrants get raw deal,  The Star - 2005-06-20
    Police investigated for attacking immigrants,  Sabc News - 2005-06-20
    Shoddy treatment greets refugees,  Sabc News - 2005-06-20
    Police probed for immigrant abuse,  Daily Dispatch - 2005-06-21
    Challenges faced by skilled refugees in South Africa,  Cape Times - 2005-06-21
    Cape Town recognizes refugee brain gain,  UNHCR - 2005-06-22
    Refugees in South Africa to obtain education,  Business Day - 2005-06-27
    Cuban doctor tells of struggle to register,  Mercury - 2005-06-28
    Refugees in South Africa,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-06-28
    Skilled South Africans leave for pastures new,  Cape Times - 2005-06-29
    SAPS unit told to go,  Daily News - 2005-06-30
    Government plans to counter xenophobia,  UNIRIN - 2005-06-30
    City refugees under attack,  Cape Argus - 2005-06-30
    New regulations tackle marriage fraud,  Sapa - 2005-06-30
Swaziland
    American smashes car, insults Swazis,  Times of Swaziland - 2005-06-04
    New law allows ownership of businesses to be challenged,  IRIN News - 2005-06-26
    Vending to survive,  IRIN News - 2005-06-26
Tanzania
    UK unhappy over deportations,  The East African - 2005-06-06
    Tanzania renews efforts to boost tourism,  Angola Press - 2005-06-20
    Government grants Somali refugees citizenship,  UNIRIN News - 2005-06-20
    Kenyans living in Tanzania,  The East African Standard - 2005-06-24
    Tanzania expels six Kenyan media workers,  Sapa - 2005-06-28
Zambia
    Angolan refugees reluctant to return home,  UNIRIN News - 2005-06-01
    Criminalisation of human trafficking,  The Times of Zambia - 2005-06-03
    Let’s stop health brain drain, urges CHAZ,  The Times of Zambia - 2005-06-05
    Foreigners using Zambia as a gateway to UK,  The Post - 2005-06-07
    Brain drain hits health sector,  Post of Zambia - 2005-06-10
    Moves to stem the medical skills exodus,  IRIN News - 2005-06-13
    Immigration warns against selling passports to foreigners,  The Post - 2005-06-18
    Zambia hosts over 150,000 DRC, Angolan refugees,  Angola Press - 2005-06-20
    Foreigners have right to report corrupt officers,  The Post - 2005-06-21
    Mumba refuses to surrender diplomatic passport,  Times of Zambia - 2005-06-24
Zimbabwe
    Mutasa warns foreigners,  The Sunday Mirror - 2005-05-19
    Thousands of forced evictions and arrests,  Amnesty International - 2005-06-01
    Zimbabwe arrests 22,000 people in shantytown blitz,  Sabc News - 2005-06-01
    Human rights body files for stay of forced evictions,  IRIN News - 2005-06-01
    Homelink plays important role in the economy,  Financial Gazette Online - 2005-06-02
    Refugees caught in Zimbabwe blitz,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-06-02
    Mugabe temporarily halts evictions,  Zimonline.co.za - 2005-06-03
    Teachers join outcry at cleanup,  Business Day - 2005-06-05
    Police bust $55m fuel racket,  The Sunday Mail - 2005-06-05
    Clean-up may cause tension in rural areas,  The Sunday Mirror - 2005-06-05
    Security forces ready to deal with protests,  IRIN News - 2005-06-06
    Plight of medical staff major setback in fighting HIV/Aids,  The Standard - 2005-06-06
    Comment on evictions,  The Standard - 2005-06-06
    Zimbabwe targets hotels, resorts,  Sundaytimes.co.za - 2005-06-06
    RBZ to launch 2 new Homelink products,  The Herald Online - 2005-06-07
    Summit endorses Homelink,  The Herald - 2005-06-07
    Homelink scheme registers more promoters,  Financial Gazette - 2005-06-09
    Farmers welcome clean-up operation,  The Herald - 2005-06-09
    Clean-up drive spreads to farms,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-06-09
    Police operation spreads to private businesses,  The Zimbabwe Independent - 2005-06-10
    Thousand evicted, arrested in urban crackdown,  The Zimbabwean - 2005-06-10
    ‘Operation Clean-Up’ economic folly,  The Zimbabwean Independent - 2005-06-10
    EU/UN slam government,  The Zimbabwean Independent - 2005-06-10
    Sunshine city now only for the rich,  The Zimbabwean Independent - 2005-06-10
    UN condemns British policy on deportees,  Guardian Unlimited - 2005-06-12
    Reflections on a Zimbabwean Tsunami,  Sunday Mirror - 2005-06-12
    Driving out the rubbish,  ZWNews.com - 2005-06-13
    Police descend on Makokoba,  Chronicle Online - 2005-06-13
    Settlers resort to eating mice to survive,  Zimbabwe Standard - 2005-06-13
    Bread queues again as shops demolished,  Sapa - 2005-06-14
    Doctors condemn eviction campaign,  New Era - 2005-06-14
    Displaced families face bleak winter,  UNIRIN News - 2005-06-14
    Refugees relocated to Tongogara,  The Herald - 2005-06-14
    Opinion: Operation Restore Order designed to punish the poor,  Zimonline.co.za - 2005-06-14
    Police actions condemned,  Sapa - 2005-06-15
    Homelink invites tenders to construct houses,  Financial Gazette - 2005-06-16
    Lawyers appeal to AU over mass evictions,  Financial Gazette Online - 2005-06-16
    Dawn of a new error?,  Financial Gazette Online - 2005-06-16
    The ultimate betrayal,  The Zimbabwean - 2005-06-17
    What lies behind the Zimbabwe demolitions?,  BBC News - 2005-06-17
    Government bars help for blitz victims,  The Zimbabwe Independent - 2005-06-17
    Hatcliffe residents take eviction case to Supreme Court,  The Zimbabwean - 2005-06-17
    Zimbabwe extends demolitions to rural areas,  Sapa - 2005-06-17
    Aid to victims of shack demolition blocked,  Sunday Independent - 2005-06-19
    Clean-up bungled,  The Mirror Online - 2005-06-19
    Blitz nets 161 foreigners,  The Herald - 2005-06-21
    International scrutiny of clean-up blitz,  Sapa - 2005-06-21
    Comment: UN envoy’s proposed visit welcome,  The Herald - 2005-06-22
    Mugabe’s clean-up blitz,  Business Day - 2005-06-22
    UK Zimbabweans on hunger strike,  BBC News - 2005-06-23
    Zimbabwean asylum seekers in UK hunger strike,  New Zimbabwe.com - 2005-06-23
    Zimbabwe police close 7 buildings,  Sapa - 2005-06-23
    State to relocate displaced people,  The Herald - 2005-06-23
    300,000 evicted in Zimbabwe raid,  Afrol News - 2005-06-23
    Mugabe opponent ‘can stay in UK’,  BBC News - 2005-06-24
    Mugabe applauds police for urban “cleanup” drive,  Sapa - 2005-06-24
    Human rights, civic groups call for action,  Sapa - 2005-06-24
    Opinion: Echoes of Mao in Mugabe’s blitz,  Zimbabwe Independent - 2005-06-24
    Living in fear of demolition,  The Zimbabwean - 2005-06-24
    Zimbabwe crackdown sparks violence,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-06-24
    Opinion: Britain doesn’t care about lives of foreigners,  The Herald - 2005-06-25
    State deplores UK move on asylum seekers,  The Herald - 2005-06-25
    UK ministers revolt over Zim asylum seekers,  Newzimbabwe.com - 2005-06-25
    Rethink urged on Zimbabwe asylum,  BBC News - 2005-06-25
    Zimbabweans facing deportation join hunger strike,  Sapa - 2005-06-25
    Illegal immigrants go underground,  The Sunday Mail - 2005-06-26
    Make brain drain gain for Zimbabwe,  The Sunday Mail - 2005-06-26
    Ministers insist Zimbabwe is safe,  BBC News - 2005-06-26
    Fighting forced return to Zimbabwe,  Guardian Unlimited - 2005-06-26
    Britain defends policy on Zimbabwe asylum seekers,  Sapa - 2005-06-26
    Civil society coalition calls for end to forced evictions,  IRIN - 2005-06-26
    Government gives civil society green light to assist,  The Sunday Mail - 2005-06-26
    Zimbabwe sets up ‘Transit Camp’ for demotion victims,  Sapa - 2005-06-26
    Destitution and despair in the new Zimbabwe ruins,  Sunday Times - 2005-06-26
    Murambatsvina winds up,  The Sunday Mail - 2005-06-26
    Operations Restore Order and Murambatsvina,  The Sunday Mirror - 2005-06-26
    Comment: Operation Murambatsvina,  Business Day - 2005-06-27
    Appeal over Zimbabwe deportations,  BBC News - 2005-06-27
    UK to continue Zimbabwe returns,  BBC News - 2005-06-27
    Blair defends Zim deportation,  Sapa - 2005-06-27
    Blair slams door on Zimbabwe asylum seekers,  New Zimbabwe - 2005-06-27
    Police close lodges, arrest Nigerians,  The Herald - 2005-06-27
    Blitz under UN scrutiny,  Sapa - 2005-06-27
    Protest over Zimbabwean detainees,  BBC News - 2005-06-28
    Asylum returns from UK immoral,  BBC News - 2005-06-28
    State extends bonding of health professionals,  The Herald - 2005-06-28
    Demolition traumatizes residents,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-06-28
    UN envoy begins demolition inquiry,  Guardian - 2005-06-28
    Nation must maintain clean-up momentum,  The Herald - 2005-06-28
    Bar blasts Mugabe on slum clearance,  Sapa - 2005-06-28
    Zimbabwe’s secret famine,  ZWNews - 2005-06-28
    AU in Zimbabwe bind,  Business Day - 2005-06-28
    U.N. Envoy still awaiting meeting,  Sapa - 2005-06-28
    Church responds to crisis,  Zimonline - 2005-06-28
    Army takes over ‘clean up’,  Zambezi Times - 2005-06-28
    Demolitions were prepared in advance, Mugabe tells UN envoy,  Sapa - 2005-06-29
    Deportations litmus test for Blair government,  Financial Gazette - 2005-06-30
    Horrified groups petition SA, AU,  Financial Gazette - 2005-06-30
    Panic over UN envoy,  Financial Gazette - 2005-06-30
    Squatter camp demolished under UN envoy’s nose,  Zimonline - 2005-06-30
    Families sharing homes after demolitions,  Sapa - 2005-06-30
    Zimbabwe blitz continues to wreak havoc,  City Press - 2025-00-05